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yesterday was into the 70s. today, just around the 60 degree mark this afternoon. plenty of sunshine for philadelphia and the pennsylvania suburbs. at the bottom of the screen, that's your seven-day forecast. you can see there's wet weather in the future. i'll take a look at that as well as a warmup that's on the way when i'm back in ten minutes. jessica boyington is watching your early morning commute. jessie? we're watching the delaware memorial bridge because of delays from that construction, from new jersey on 295 into delaware, only the right lane is open there. you can see just a little bit of those delays approaching the bridge right now into delaware. we're also watching the new jersey turnpike around the delaware memorial bridge. no problems or delays here. we do have a disabled truck over into the right-hand shoulder. not anything that's setting anybody back too much, even in the construction zones. here's the vine street expressway back open and in business. we are right on schedule today. these are our cameras around 16th breet.
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back open now. crews battled a house fire on folk road in garnet valley. folk road remains closed between naamans creek road and zebley road. new information from overnight about a house fire in warrenton, bucks county. the flames spread to a car. that fire started around 11:30 last night. no one was hurt.ç firefighters quickly got that fire under control. and now to decision 2016. hillary clinton and donald trump come out on top in new york's primary. for the democrats, new york's former senator hillary clinton got 58% of the vote. over brooklyn native bernie sanders last night. for the republicans, donald trump was the victor. he won 60% of the vote in his home state. now the focus turns to our area.
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primaries next week in pennsylvania and delaware and the new jersey primary, june 7th. the candidates will be heading to the tri-state area in an effort to win over voters. nbc 10's katy zachry is live for us in philadelphia this morning where hillary clinton will mack a stop today. good morning, katy. >> that's right. hillary clinton will be here in north philadelphia making her first of two stops in philadelphia. she'll meet with supporters at st. paul's baptist church behind me and she'll move on to the fillmore for an evening rally. hillary clinton is fresh off her win in her home state of new york. today it's time to shift gears to this area, for the pennsylvania and delaware primaries next tuesday. while in philadelphia, secretary clinton will have a public discussion with former attorney general eric holder as well as mothers who have lost children in racially charged incidents. >> under the bright lights of new york, we have seen that it's not enough to diagnose problems.
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you have to explain how you'd actually solve the problems. >> donald trump who also won the new york primary announced he will be in delaware thistry afternoon meeting with supporters at the state fairgrounds. he also said he's stopping in pennsylvania before next tuesday's primary. we're reaching out to his campaign for more details on that stop. >> we'll be going into the convention, no matter what happens. i think we're going to go in, go strong. we're going to celebrate for about two hours, then early in the morning i get up and we begin working again. >> republican rival ted cruz was in philadelphia last night at the national constitution center, watching the results from the new york primary come in. he came in third in that state's primary. today, though, his wife will be in our area. stumping for votes leading into tuesday's primary. rather into the primary in new jersey in early june.
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nonetheless, they'll be in our area gathering support for her husband. i'll have details coming up in the next half hour. reporting live in north philadelphia, katy zachry, nbc 10 news. track the latest on decision 2016 wherever you are with the nbc 10 app. right now you can read about a campaign jet belonging to donald trump that's been flying illegally for months all because of a $5 fee. and this morning, a gloucester county judge is expected to decide if a fun accused of drinking and driving is innocent. she said she had a glass of wine and took an ambien to help her sleep. she says she has a history of sleepwalking and an arthritic condition for which she takes medicine. the victim, a 23zui5ze woman was left unconscious on the james hall trail in the
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phillips park area monday night. police tell us the victim was shoved from behind, repeatedly punched in the face by a man wearing a ski mask and gloves. we spoke to a woman who lives nearby. >> this is a very nice park. never had a problem. >> a lot of basketball players that play over here and the skateboarders, it gets crowded at night. i don't come here after like 7:00. >> nothing was taken from the victim and there were no witnesses. a vice principal from the poconos is on unpaid leave after police say he was so drunk they had to use a stun gun to subdue him. they used it on him after he resisted arrest. the school district said they put evans on unpaid leave. we reached out for a response but have not heard back. the former chairman is suing
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governor tom wolf to get his position back. last year, wolf removed green as chairman. green says wolf opposes charter schools. according to green, the law says a member can be removed from office only for wrongdoing, not for disagreeing with the governor. governor wolf's press secretary issued this statement, due to misguided and poor decisions made by harrisburg politicians, the district has been forced to lay off educators, cut important programs and slash transportation, security and other vital services. governor wolf will continue to fight for more funding for education and provide a new path forward for philadelphia's schools. now your nbc 10 first alert weather with meteorologist bill henley. >> just after 5:00. the skies are clear this morning and the temperatures are coming down. a little bit chillier than yesterday. the pennsylvania suburbs, the lehigh valley, delaware all in the 40s. 50 degrees in philadelphia and we'll find cooler temperatures
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in south jersey and at the jersey shore. we will see brilliant sunshine during the day today. the temperatures are still falling at this hour. in delaware, a couple spots in the 50s. reidy point is at 50 degrees. dover right now is in the low 40s at 43 degrees. it's a school start this morning. might need a light jacket but we'll see sunshine. the wind not all that strong. a light, northerly wind during the day. these are the forecast winds, a 5 mile-an-hour wind in delaware. look at the wind at the shore, a different direction. that's going to bring in some of the cooler ocean air and keep the temperatures lower right along the coast. but a nice warmup for most of the area. for today, philadelphia, 70 degrees this afternoon. beautiful sunshine and the temperatures will be nice and dry and warming for somerton. 68 degrees in phoenixville, the lehigh valley, 70 degrees this afternoon. brilliant sunshine for south
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jersey. look at glassboro, a high of 70 degrees today. at the shore, there you can see the impact of those winds coming in off the shore. low 60s today for wildwood, delaware low 70s with a bright sunny day ahead for dewey beach. near 70 degrees laterdtoday. what you won't see, cloud cover. we stay dry today. that changes at the end of the week. the next five days will feature a warmup. with that warmup will come more clouds. they start to increase for philadelphia and delaware. come friday, a chance of some showers. mainly during the afternoon in philadelphia, a thunderstorm threat in the south and south jersey. delaware, 76 degrees friday afternoon. a look at the sunshine this weekend. clearing out on saturday. nice and sunny saturday and sunday with temperatures in the low 70s. there is more wet weather ahead. get your ten-day outlook when i come back. tracy, vai? >> thank you, bill.
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5:08. i come up the tacony palmyra bridge and come up the boulevard. an hour and a half ago, pretty clear. >> let's check right now. jessica boyington has that. jessica? >> can't give you right now. >> she can. >> i bet you it looks almost the same. >> see, i told you. >> i can go home then. i'll sleep in tomorrow. route 1, around the 17th street, no problems in either direction. that could have been like vai sikahema driving down the road. no problems north or south. if you're headed towards the schuylkill expressway or anywhere right there. all drive times are doing okay. out in delaware county, there was an earlier house fire that's now under control. foulk road closed between naamans creek road and zebler road.
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now, additionally we are watching construction. this construction on kelly drive is now clear. that was headed eastbound between brewery hill drive and eakins oval. the left lanes with closed earlier. watch for crews cleaning up the scene. for now, all construction spots open at this point. we'll tell you why a judge aallowing the victims' families to sue the gun manufacturer and when that trial will be. hear about the michigan attorney general's announcement as the state investigates the flint water crisis. thanks for coming today. i want each of you to grab a 2x8 and cut it. you'll have 2 saws to choose from. ♪ you all chose the best tool for the job.
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good morning. chester county, take a live look now at day street in west chester. right now, 44 degrees there. 52 degrees here in bala cynwyd. this morning, a driver is facing charges in the crash that killed a crossing guard. this happened in trenton. police have arrested dwayne bennett who they say was driving with a suspended license. skyforce 10 was over the accident monday afternoon. the victim, 56-year-old antonio wiley of trenton was crossing route 129 at lalor street when he was hit. utah's governor signed a bill declaring pornography a public health crisis. >> utah is the first state in the country to make such a move. the legislature passed the resolution unanimously. supporters say the resolution is backed by research. critics say it overstates the
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effects of pornography. the resolution has no enforcement power. the governor made it clear that it does not ban pornography. pearl jam will not perform in north carolina tonight. it's the latest band to boycott the decision. they say the law that was recently law that was recently passed is a despicable piece of legislation that encourages discrimination against an entire group of americans. bruce springsteen, boston and ringo starr have also canceled shows in north carolina. 5:14. 52 degrees outside. new developments in the flint water crisis. the michigan attorney general is expected to announce criminal charges against two state regulators and a flint employee. the charges will be filed against two water qualityç officials with the state d.e.p.
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and a coordinator at the water treatment plant. charges include misconduct, evidence tampering and more. this breaking news just in from ecuador. a magnitude 6.1 aftershock has been felt off the coast of that country that is still cleaning up from saturday's quake. hope is fading that any more survivors will be founded alive in ecuador. yesterday, rescuers found three people still alive buried in rubble for more than 32 hours. the video shows the dramatic rescue. the death toll from saturday's 7.2 magnitude quake climbed to more than 500 people. a smoother ride and safe pedestrian walkways. those are some of the improvements people who use the roosevelt boulevard is asking for. officials, septa and penndot had been holding public forums. you have two more chances this week to weigh in. another meeting will take place
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tonight at the radisson hotel in northeast philly and tomorrow at lincoln high school. speaking of driving, let's check your drive to work. 5:16. >> jessica boyington has a look at the schuylkill. >> hi, vai, hi, tracy. hi, everyone. this is right around south street right now. our cameras, you can see east or westbound, looking okay so far. no big lane restrictions in place there. we also are watching out in delaware county for an earlier house fire. the fire is under control but we do still have road closures in place with emergency crew on the scene there as well. that's on foulk road, closed between naamans creek road and zebley road. that can be your alternate or follow the local detours they have posted. you'll be just fine. also watching construction, coming from new jersey, headed into delaware right now. that's from 295 into delaware,
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of course, only the right lane is open. so we'll see delays there for the morning time until that's cleared. here's route 70 over in cherry hill, new jersey. no big problems or delays here. roads are dry around kings highway. looks great so far. mass transit run on time or close to schedule. i'll have another update when i'm back in the next ten. now your nbc 10 first alert weather with meteorologist bill henley. >> 17 minutes after 5:00. we have a chillier morning brewing this morning. clear skies and the numbers are dropping. not too bad in philadelphia. now in the low 40s for vineland. look at trenton, 47, mount holly is on the verge of the 30s this morning. you see the cooler air in the pennsylvania suburbs and delaware, too. these temperatures are definitely running chillier than yesterday. 5 degrees chillier in philadelphia, now it's a bit cooler than yesterday for parts of delaware. wilmington is off by three compared to yesterday morning.
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it's a chillier morning. you'll need a jacket during the day today. if you're heading out right now, the temperatures will be cool to start with. bright sunshine starts at 6:15 this morning. we'll see brilliant sunshine during the day. don't forget your sunglasses. it's sunshine that will last all day. but withç clear skies tonight, the temperatures will be dropping and as cool as it is this morning, it will be even chillier tomorrow morning. here's what you can expect for today. sunshine in philadelphia, by lunch time, 62 degrees. but then near 70 degrees this afternoon. the winds stay light in the pennsylvania suburbs. a chilly morning at 47 degrees. by noontime, 61 degrees. look at the warmup for the lehigh valley. bright sunshine right on through the day. 67 degrees at 4:00 this afternoon. delaware, also see a good warmup from 50 at 8:00 to 62 degrees at lunch time. then low 60s for south jersey. at noontime, notice it doesn't get quite as warm at the jersey shore as it does in south jersey. 68 degrees, the 4:00 temperature
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in south jersey while the shore will be in the 50s today with an easterly wind keeping things cool. the entire area will stay dry. no sign of any wet weather. the futurecast shows clear skies at 1:00 this afternoon. tomorrow, it's a different story. clouds will be building and it's cloud cover coming from the showers and some thunderstorm activity is moving through the midwest. that will move through the ohio valley and late thursday night those showers arrive in western pennsylvania. by then we're looking at cloudy skies. in fact, these clouds start moving in tomorrow afternoon. we'll be warmer, as you may have noticed with the seven day at the bottom of the screen. tomorrow compared to yesterday. even on friday when we get wet weather, that's 10:00 in the morning. you can see the showers moving into berks county, lehigh and northampton counties. those showers arrive in philadelphia during the day on friday. delaware and south jersey, even see thunderstorms come friday. ten-day outlook, see that warming trend, brilliant
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sunshine today. a nice rebound after a cool start. warmer tomorrow, 77 degrees and near 80 on friday. the warmup happens before the rain moves in. that rain due in in the afternoon should be done by the weekend, though. the temperatures still above normal for this time of year, saturday and sunday, low 70s. a cooler day on monday and here comes the possibility of more showers for tuesday and wednesday. come thursday, those showers are likely to stay to the south. then friday, we're back into the 70s. nbc 10 exclusive, your ten-day outlook. more weather news at least seven people have died in flooding in the houston area. a flash flood watch continues this morning. more than 1,000 people stranded in flooded apartment complexes in houston. got help from rescuers yesterday. more than 20 inches of rain fell in the area over the last several days. >> it's about to my knees in my apartment right now. the last thing i saw was a snake swimming through my apartment. i'm very blessed to have all of you helping me.
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>> that's not good. the historic flooding has swamped a thousand homes and caused more than $5 billion in damage. it is 21 minutes past 5:00. 52 degrees. turning the tables, hours after it pays millions of dollars it owes to the state, atlantic city is demanding money from new jersey officials. we'll tell you why they're now asking for tens of millions of dollars. plus, a new study is showing the change of pace for millions of americans. we'll tell you what's set to happen in the u.s. for the first time ever.
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5:24. new stats show that americans are turning to a healthier drink. landon dowdy is here to explain in this morning's cnbc business news. good morning, landon. >> hi there, tracy. good morning. more americans are choosing bottled water over soda for the first time ever. americans are expected to drink 102 liters of bottled water this year compared to 98 for soft drinks. but the health trend isn't expected to deliver a blow to sodamakers. they offer their own bottled water brands, dasani and aquafina respectively. what's notable, the dow moving average caused a key technical level which [áutttáu more short-term gains are likely ahead. among some of the big names to
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deliver quarterly reports are abbott labs, american express, united con nen ta-- continental and qualcomm. back over to you. >> thanks for that. now your nbc 10 first alert weather. >> 52 degrees. skies are clear this morning. it is getting chillier. low 50s in philadelphia but much of the area has dropped into the 40s this morning and a few areas getting closer to the 30s at this hour. your be inhood forecast is just ahead. jessica boyington is in the first alert traffic center. how's it looking out there, jessie? >> it's looking okay, bill. for the most part the majors are great. here's 309 through norristown road. i'll have updates when i come back in the next five minutes. do or die. the flyers now have one more chance to save their season following an ugly loss at home on monday. you'll also hear from the family of ed snider about what happened
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during game three at the wells fargo center. take a look at these electronic meters that neighbors in delaware are calling eye sores. we'll tell you what they tried to do to get rid of them and why city officials say they're not going away anytime soon. narrator: looking out for wall street ceos -
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we don't have much of a race anymore, based on what i'm seeing on television. senator cruz is just about mathematically eliminated. >> thank you, new york! right now on "nbc 10 news today," donald trump and hillary clinton are riding high after scoring big wins in new york. now they're focusing on our area for their presidential campaigns. a community gathers to remember a school superintendent hit and killed in a car crash. we'll tell you what all schools in one local town will be doing today. and letting their voices be heard. neighbors on both sides of the soda tax issue in philadelphia get rowdy during a public budget meeting. just about 5:30. good morning. welcome to "nbc 10 news today." i'm tracy davidson. >> i'm vai sikahema. i'm a feel guy when it comes to the weather. within i walk my dog in the morning before i come to work, i
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can get a sense of what it will be like. it was a little bit cooler today. let's get to meteorologist bill henley and the neighborhood forecast. we can tell you what it feels like in every neighborhood. >> good idea to grab a jacket because it is chillier. there's the seven-day forecast for each part of our area at the bottom of your screen. we're in the 40s for the lehigh valley, the suburbs and delaware and look at south jersey, 42 degrees right now. we're w567ing as temperatures cool down for some 30s. 44 in clayton, turnersville is 46 degrees. ocean county, 39 degrees while it's in the upper 40s for florence and cinnaminson. cooler at 43 degrees. clear skies, light wind. these numbers are still dropping. you see the skies are starting to brighten in the pennsylvania suburbs. we will see bright sunshine today. 47 degrees in yardley. that's at 8:00 this morning. by 11:00, 56 degrees and

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